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CPD overview

Information about what counts as CPD, examples of CPD and how to record on your online account.

Record CPD

Log in to your online account to record CPD.

What you need to know

The requirement to do and record CPD applies to all registered social workers. Read more about what you need to do.

The CPD standard

Our professional standard relating to CPD (standard 4) sets out what you need to do to maintain your registration.

How to record CPD

A guide on how to record CPD on your online account.

What counts as CPD?

Advice on how to meet each part of the CPD standard, such as feedback and supervision.

CPD blogs

Latest CPD news, including guest blogs from social workers and a top tips guide for recording CPD.

CPD guidance (PDF)

Download our guidance on CPD.

CPD examples

Your CPD should be personal to you and your practice. These examples should not be viewed as best practice.

CPD review

On 5 January 2021, we randomly selected 2.5% of social workers for CPD review.

Advice for social workers who are not in direct practice

We recognise that many social workers on our register do not directly offer social work support, or do not have a caseload.

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